Workflow is an implementation of process. Process is a template defining structure, rules, objects and their relations in a business environment associated with certain business goal or case. Workflow is a concrete realization of process in given business context. In other words, process is a plan, while workflow is a sequence of business actions taken […]
Almost all major BPM suites include now process publisher as their essential component. Process publisher normally implements an essential mission of sharing process knowledge in an organization.
Historically, process publishing first appeared as automatic creation of static collections of web pages representing business diagrams in a company and linked together by navigation trees and embedded hyperlinks. […]
BPMN has definite strength in technical process automation. It is achieved through dozens of proprietary and open source implementations of BPMN engines tailored for interoperability with an impressive array of business software from various target domains. This strength is additionally reinforced with high degree of standardization ensuring transparent exchange of BPMN processes among all these […]
Enterprise Composer is a plug-in for Microsoft Visio, which facilitates professional modeling of business processes. Enterprise Composer allows to import or create in Microsoft Visio exucutable business processes, which can subsequently run in many leading BPMN process engines and enterprise software: Alfresco® Activiti Designer, ARIS® Architect, Bizagi® Modeler, BOC® ADONIS, Bonita® BPM, Camunda® Modeler, Eclipse® […]
From purely technical viewpoint, most important question to ask is: how many links (between processes and external) has your present enterprise model? The second and closely related question is: do you have a tool in place to automate migration?
Being experts specifically in process migration, we have evidenced enormous efforts, which companies spend when doing such […]
Digital era has brought business process management from niche technology privileged for large corporations to mainstream of modern business. While traditional organizational structures composed of human workers can more or less efficiently operate under process agnostic classical management, digital systems simply do not understand any other language except for rigid and strictly defined workflows. Any […]
Business structures, especially on large enterprises, are quite stable. This stability relates to real business assets behind these structures, such as production facilities and employees. Business processes express relations between these objectively existing business objects. This implies stability of these processes.
To scrap process entirely, one must sell or dismiss production facilities, fire workers and take […]